Sphalerite and Pyrite with Barite (classic locale)
- Wiesloch, Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
- Miniature, 5.3 x 5.0 x 0.9 cm
- Start Time: 03/09/2009 8:20:00 pm (CDT)
- End Time: 03/19/2009 8:00:00 pm (CDT)
- Auction Closed
A really nifty and showy, sliced and polished slab, from a nodule of banded sphalerite and pyrite from a CLASSIC German locale - Wiesloch, near Heidelberg. The plumose character of the pyrite and sphalerite is facinating and the contrasting, white barite is a very nice accent. Ex Mullane Collection and comes with an Anton Berger label: well-known Austrian mineral dealers from the 1920s-1950s. EXCELLENT, OLD-TIME material often called Jordanite (mistakenly) or by its colloquial name Schalenblende.